How to Make the Most of Word’s Custom Dictionary

Dictionary and laptop

Customising your Word dictionary to each unique writing or editing project — such as a research thesis, book or journal paper — has many benefits. Here’s how to make the most of it.

A Guide to Working with Word’s Track Changes + 5 Fiendish Tips to Use Them More Efficiently

Figure 2. Paragraph showing marked up text (strikeout and underline) in All Markup view.

This blog post will guide you through the basics of turning Track Changes on and off, choosing what to show as markup, viewing the changes to your text in different ways and accepting/rejecting a reviewer’s recommended edits.

Also included are five Fiendish Tips for when you’ve mastered the basics and you want to work with Track Changes even more efficiently.

How to Apply, Modify and Create Word Styles with Confidence

This blog post shows you how to confidently apply consistent formatting throughout your document using Word’s in-built styles, modify styles to suit your needs, and create new styles from scratch.

Three Hot Tips will help you work with styles more effectively.